Semester Conversion for CEIS Undergraduates
Fall 2018 Semester begins August 23, 2018
How many units should I take to stay on track?
The quarter system is 10-weeks and we usually recommend an average of 16-credits (four 4-credit classes) to reach graduation in a timely manner. The semester system is 15-weeks, and to graduate in the same timeframe as quarters you'll need to take 15-credits (five 3-credit classes).
What's the benefit of semesters? You'll have more time to get to know your professors and classmates, and you'll have more time to learn and study class material.
How will I know what classes to take?
The University and College has created tools to help you through the semester transition:
Conversion Guide: Search for courses to find the semester translation.
Handbook: Includes information about tuition, financial aid, curriculum and GE changes, course numbering, unit changes, and the 2018-19 calendar.
Cheat Sheets for the CEIS Advising Worksheets
General Education & IGE Changes
General Education & IGE
Use the GE Conversion Tool to find a list of appropriate classes based on your curriculum year (semester or quarter). Contact your College Advisors, or the IGE front office (94-321) for additional information.